Beverly Jean Francis

Longtime Valley resident Beverly Jean Francis, 76, passed away on March 14, 2023. She was born on July 12, 1946, in Kansas City, Mo., to Ira Mose and Helen Catherine (Llewelyn) Francis. She married Gerald “Jerry” Robinson.

She was a longtime member of the Monte Vista Elk’s Lodge No. 2456. Beverly enjoyed gardening and had a green thumb, she also treasured morning coffee and chats with friends, fishing, hunting, four wheeling, painting ceramics, cooking and baking. Above all else she cherished her time with her children and grandchildren.

Beverly is survived by her children, Tammy (Greg) Dubla, Kenny (Marie) Behil and Mike (Jamie) Behil, her longtime caretaker and friend Mike Waltenburg, her grandchildren, Ryan Spencer, Peyton Spencer, Chad Spencer, Dorinda Spencer, Maya Ojeda, Darron Ojeda, Alysha Ojeda, Desarey Ojeda, Courtney (Jonathan) Webb, Blaine Behil, Blake Behil, Brycen Behil and Brystal Behil, her great-grandchildren, Valerie Spencer, Atticus Spencer, Zanessa Spencer, Idaly Spencer, Payton Sisneros and S.J. Sisneros as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her granddaughter, Torsche Spencer and her brother, Robert “Bob” Francis.

Cremation was selected and an Irish Wake will be held beginning at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2023, at the Monte Vista Elk’s Lodge. Contributions are suggested to the animal shelter of your choice and may be made in the care of the funeral home office.

To express condolences, please visit Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa is in care of the arrangements.